Björk
It was initially released in 1990...

Björk's film debut The Juniper Tree is set to be re-released.

The cult film was initially released in 1990, a dreamy, left field venture that featured a starring role from the Icelandic singer.

It was released at a curious point in Björk's life - The Sugarcubes was beginning to unwind, while her breakout solo LP 'Debut' was three years away.

Directed by Nietzchka Keene, The Juniper Tree is loosely based on the Grimm Brothers fairytale of the same name.

Enhanced to 4K resolution by the Centre for Film and Theatre Research in Wisconsin, the project utilises funding from The Film Foundation and the George Lucas Family Foundation.

Here's the blurb...

Margit and her older sister, Katla, flee their homeland in Iceland after their mother is killed for practicing witchcraft. Needing a place to stay, Katla casts a spell over a young farmer named Jóhann which makes him fall in love with her, ensuring the wellbeing of herself and Margit. Jóhann's son, Jóhas, sees through Katla's plan and pleads for his father to make her go away.

To help Jóhas in his struggle, Margit's mother appears to Margit in visions and provides a magic amulet of protection for the boy. Will Jóhas be able to rid his family of Katla or will she continue to control them with her witchcraft?

And here's the trailer.

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